Project Description

Art & Mixed Media (Portfolio Preparation)

5M Creative Arts Icon

PLSS Code: 285562
Coordinator: Nuala Dalzell

This course will support you in producing an exciting, competitive and creative art portfolio. Which will enable you to apply to all art colleges.

You will explore core practical skills including drawing, painting, sculpture and mixed media which are essential skills in preparing you for art colleges.

You will use your creative thinking, ideas, style and visual communication throughout the creation of your portfolio.

Students are very successful in securing places in all top art courses.

What Makes This Course Special?

  • Build your art portfolio
  • Talented artists on our staff
  • Projects with professionals & VISUAL Carlow
  • Digital arts suites with Apple Macs
  • Excellent progression routes

Course Content

  • Collage Techniques
  • Combined Materials
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Progress to further study and careers including:

  • Artist
  • Art & Design Teaching
  • Ceramics
  • Craft
  • Fashion & Textiles
  • Fine Art
  • Industrial & Product Design
  • Interior Design
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • art-and-design-testimonial v2
  • Art Room

Entry Requirements

Applicants are required to bring a selection of recent artwork to interview in addition to the standard entry requirements.

QQI Level 5
Certificate in Art 5M1985

Standard registration and QQI L5 exam costs (see costs, fees and finance)

Garda Vetting
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page

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Early Interview Option

Apply before 29 April 2020 for the opportunity of an early interview, Early interviews normally take place in May.

Apply before August 2020 for a later interview. An offer of a place does not guarantee a place - only full payment of fees will move an applicant to registered status. If an offer is not accepted in time and a course is full then applicants will be added to a waiting list and have the opportunity to apply for another course.

Note: This is a full-time course.